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Address: Paseo Xama-ha Mza. 25 Fracc. 4 col. Fracc. Playacar F-2, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-873-00-06
Description: Plaza Playacar is a Mexican-Colonial styled shopping mall that reflects...
Plaza Playacar is a Mexican-Colonial styled shopping mall that reflects the Mexican spirit in every corner and is the favorite plaza for guests of the main hotels at Playacar. Visitors who come shopping can be sure that they are buying guaranteed and authentic products.Plaza Playacar offers a wide array of goods: from regional handcrafts, through an excellent variety of Caribbean clothes as well as the finest pieces of jewelry of international trademarks.
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Typical tourist shops

They have the normal tourist things. The prices were higher than they were in downtown Playa del Carmen. The people were rather friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Saukville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The shops were nice to look around in. We got our souvenirs here for good prices. Our favorite buy was our two Riviera Maya shirts for $24. The Starbucks in the Plaza has good WiFi. It is right across the street from Viva Wyndham Maya. We stayed at this resort. Maya has everything that you need.

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Saukville, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

They have the normal tourist things. The prices were higher than they were in downtown Playa del Carmen. The people were rather friendly and helpful.

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Runcorn, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was okey. prices are a bit high in my mind. easy to find . East to get around. nice freidly people in shops.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Plaza Playacar is easily reached from Hotels such as Riu Palace Mexico, Iberostar Tucan etc by simply crossing the road and turning right - about 300 yards from the Iberostar and 100 yards from the Riu Palace Mexico. From Riu Tequila simply turn left and walk 100 yards. It has a Starbucks, Chemist, number of stalls (some tat), shops, ATMs... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Some of the prices here were likely higher than what you can bargain for in Playa del Carmen, but due to storms we ran out of time and went here. The prices were better than the resort. Standard souvenir stuff. Couldn't believe how many needed their Starbucks from here. I loved getting away from some of that culture but it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We visited most days to the coffee shop and we did use the chemist a couple of times it has every thing u need ,some things are priced higher than in 5th ave but other than than the people are very friendly and are nice to have a talk to can't wait to return this year .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My sister and I went shopping for souvenirs and cover ups and were very disappointed. The kiosks had mostly junk and the prices were higher than you would find down on 5th street or the other side streets. A lot of the items were even faded from being out in the sun all day. The boutiques were also expensive. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great shops and convenience stores offering all kinds off gifts, presents, clothes, cigarettes and a drug store. Also a fantastic ticket office opposite the minimart selling cheaper excursion very safe and worthwhile....Oh and a starbucks with free wifi!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

I needed some new flip flops and as Plaza Playacar is very close to our hotel (Riu Palace) it is a more convenient option compared to fifth Avenue. If you need something in a hurry the likelihood is it will cater for your needs

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Cedar Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We walked down to Plaza Playacar several mornings after breakfast and really enjoyed shopping in this little center just West of the Riu Palace Riviera Maya where we were staying. There were a few pushy salesmen, but nothing too bad at all. We also enjoyed having our picture taken with an adorable little monkey that hangs out each day in... More 

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Address: Paseo Xama-ha Mza. 25 Fracc. 4 col. Fracc. Playacar F-2, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 984-873-00-06
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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